Synonyms

1. gay-feather

noun. any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads.

Synonyms

  • Liatris
  • blazing star
  • snakeroot
  • Liatris pycnostachya
  • wildflower
  • dotted gayfeather
  • wild flower
  • Liatris punctata
  • button snakeroot
  • genus Liatris
  • gayfeather

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Words that Rhyme with Feather Boa

  • kurumizowa
  • batticaloa
  • shenandoah
  • protozoa
  • parazoa
  • figueroa
  • whampoa
  • stalowa
  • osakowa
  • gamboa
  • figaroa
  • excoa
  • balboa
  • sapoa
  • samoa
  • novoa
  • baidoa
  • aircoa
  • veroa
  • ulloa
  • ochoa
  • occhoa
  • kyowa
  • achoa
  • toa
  • sowa
  • showa
  • roa
  • noah
  • noaa

Example sentences of the word feather-boa


1. Noun Phrase
Drape a brightly colored--or black--feather boa across your shoulders.

2. Noun Phrase
Wrap a green feather boa around the perimeter of the box and cut off any excess.

3. Noun Phrase
Glue the feather boa in place around the perimeter of the box.

4. Noun Phrase
Cut a section of feather boa and sew it to the top of the socks.

2. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ceratin
  • vane
  • contour feather
  • marabou
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • calamus
  • body covering
  • plume
  • plumage
  • melanin
  • down feather
  • hackle
  • bastard wing
  • aftershaft
  • shaft
  • down
  • keratin
  • web
  • spurious wing
  • animal material
  • alula
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • worsen
  • ascending
  • high

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] join tongue and groove, in carpentry.

Synonyms

  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the paddle; in canoeing.

Synonyms

  • square

Antonyms

  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls.

Synonyms

  • rowing
  • feathering
  • row
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the oar, while rowing.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • rising

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] cover or fit with feathers.

Antonyms

  • enable

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] grow feathers.

Synonyms

  • fledge
  • produce
  • grow
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • elated
  • upward
  • upwards
  • upwardly

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. boa

noun. ['ˈboʊə'] a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.

Synonyms

  • feather boa

10. boa

noun. ['ˈboʊə'] any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs.

Synonyms

  • family Boidae
  • Eunectes murinus
  • Charina bottae
  • Constrictor constrictor
  • rosy boa
  • Lichanura trivirgata
  • boa constrictor
  • rubber boa
  • Boidae
  • python
  • constrictor
  • anaconda
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